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Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (MARCO)

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A delightful place!

A must visit in Monterrey, one of the best museums in the whole country. Check if any of the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
FABIAN M
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Monterrey, Mexico
I look forward to going back soon!

I really enjoyed the 2 or 3 hours I spent here and that ringing phone is just so creepy! I do not... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Ctravel27
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Housed in a beautiful building designed by world-famous architect Ricardo Legorreta, this museum features works of major Mexican and Latin American artists.
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Zuazua y Ocampo | Zona Centro, Monterrey 64000, Mexico
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A must visit in Monterrey, one of the best museums in the whole country. Check if any of the courses interest you! There's always something going on in MARCO :)

Thank FABIAN M
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I really enjoyed the 2 or 3 hours I spent here and that ringing phone is just so creepy! I do not like the local "artist" and his pictures of the cat, however but everything else is basically flawless. 4.75 stars!

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

When it opened, this museum started showing new, excellent Mexican artist. A true trend-setter. Now it's lost most of its leadership and settles for proven artists. Still very interesting. The building itself is worth a visit

Thank JoseDW
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The building itself was really beautiful and we'll kept. The photography exhibit there was absolutely stunning. I really enjoyed it. A great way to spend a few hours in the center of the city. Air conditioning was welcomed in the midday heat.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

For art lovers, young and not so young, this is an amazing place where you will experience an art collection second to none in Northern Mexico

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Located next to Monterrey's Cathedral, the Macro is a must see while visiting. I really enjoyed the current Tamayo exhibit, and had never seen so many of his paintings in one place. Free on Wednesdays.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

It´s sad to see such a beatiful architectural building with very boring and lame exhibition in the all year round, the only very interesting we saw was the temporary exhibition of Pixar and the building

Thank Gerardo R
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Featuring three traveling exhibit halls, this museum brings world-class traveling exhibits to Monterrey. Exhibits are amazing and wide-ranging. The constantly rotating exhibits are always excellent. We have seen exhibits featuring every media and are well presented often in Spanish and English.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to spend couple of hours . The architecture built very nice. The statues are sculpted with best design.

Thank JKrish09
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A MUST-DO for those in Monterrey. On Wednesdays the museum is free (and busier), but definitely still enjoyable. Two of the three exhibits we saw (all not permanent) were great! A South Korean artist using black light and wire installations was interactive and exciting. The...More

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